Average prices for rental cars in Sicily
Fiat PuntoNumber of days: 785 EurFord FiestaNumber of days: 795 EurPeugeot 107Number of days: 795 Eur
MERCEDES B-classNumber of days: 7140 EurFord C-MaxNumber of days: 7110 EurCitroen DS3Number of days: 7115 Eur
Audi A6Number of days: 7160 EurMERCEDES SNumber of days: 7250 EurBMW 5 SeriesNumber of days: 7200 Eur
Audi Q7Number of days: 7230 EurNissan X-trailNumber of days: 7140 EurAudi Q5Number of days: 7180 Eur
(Русский) Теги “Популярные направления”Number of days:Audi A6Number of days: 7Range RoverNumber of days: 7Audi Q7Number of days: 7Nissan X-trailNumber of days: 7Audi Q5Number of days: 7BMW X5Number of days: 7(Русский) Телефоны в подвалеNumber of days:(Русский) ТелефонNumber of days:Fiat PuntoNumber of days: 7
Well, who has not heard of Sicily – Italian Mafia Island! Every self-respecting traveler, at least once in a lifetime dream to visit this legendary and very beautiful land. The island is famous for not only its "criminal" past, as the hospitality of the local people, unique nature, cozy beaches and a huge variety of entertainment, offering hotels and small businesses as well as individuals. In Sicily (Italy), there are hotels to suit all tastes and budgets: here 3 and 4, and even 5-inexpensive apartments overlooking the scenic mountains and turquoise sea.
To travel to Sicily need to rent a car to travel was the most convenient. You can do this in one of the airports: Comiso, Trapani, Palermo or Catania. Pavement is very good, but the public transport is infrequent. In large cities, it is easy to navigate the metro, trams and buses, but if you have plans to visit various remote resort towns, you can not do without their own wheels. On the train there was little hope because they go very regularly, sometimes even canceled, and if you are lucky and you still sit on rail, then from point A to point B, you will get more than 10 hours.
Rent a car – it will allow to spend a holiday with comfort, and fully enjoy all the marvels of the ancient island.
How much is rent a car in Sicily
On the cost of the service affects the car model, grade, and the period for which you need it. If you take the car for more than 10 days, and even in advance, such a transaction will be cheaper than the rent for a couple of days.
To take the car, you need to be in possession of a driving license European standard. Some companies still offer car owners the rights of Russian plastic, on which all written in Latin letters, but most prefer to play it safe, and denied the lease if there is no international instrument.
Experience the driver must be at least 1 year, and age – more than 23 years.
|Category||In 3 days, €||For 7 days, €|
In Sicily are loyal to the drivers of leased cars that before the trip decided to have a glass of wine delicious local flood (and you try to keep from tasting!). The maximum tolerated dose of alcohol is 0.8 ppm, which is slightly more than in other European countries. But do not overdo it: for drunk driving threatened not only by a fine, but the deprivation of rights, freedoms, and in some particularly egregious cases – all in the complex, to teach it.
Basic fines for traffic violations on the roads of Sicily
You should not rely on the fact that if you get to Sicily, the island of the Mafia, you will help to break the local traffic rules. Rather, the police zealously catches offenders and fining them mercilessly. Therefore, in order not to spoil your holiday with law enforcement proceedings, read the basic traffic rules and penalties that are provided for their violation.
|Traffic Laws||Fines for violations in euro|
|It is impossible to overtake in a place that is not equipped with special signs.||160-648|
|It is necessary to observe the distance between the cars on the roads||40-169|
|It is impossible to ignore the prohibition signs and road markings||40-169|
|How to get to the red light is strictly forbidden||160-648|
|Observe the speed limit||526-3288|
|It is impossible to overtake on the right side, if this action does not resolve the sign||81-309|
Also fined for transporting children without special seats for unbelted while driving, turned off the lights for tunnels, and, of course, for talking on a cell phone without a headset that allows you to not use your hands.
Speed limit on roads
Locals love to break the speed limit, but you better to refrain from recklessness because the penalties for exceeding high enough.
- Within any community should refrain from speed greater than 50 km / h.
- Outside the cities and towns are allowed to accelerate to 90 km / h.
- On stretches of road between the settlements of the allowed speed is 110 km / h.
- On the freeway, you can add on another 20 km speedometer: maximum permissible speed here is 130 km / h.
Do not be surprised if you as a law-abiding citizen who will travel at speeds of 130 km / h, while the back will impatiently honk some Sicilian: they are impatient. Just give in the road and continue their leisurely and exciting journey through the fabulous island.
Parking rules in Sicily
In Sicily, it is quite difficult to park your rental car. In many respects it is a merit of heavy traffic and limited space. Before you leave your vehicles, read the markings, because it is not always possible to park the car to foreigners.
- Marking White says that the parking is free, although time-limited. Places to find more difficult. Do not forget to buy a parking disk on which to put the time in which you come to the car.
- The blue line in the parking lot saying that for the service will have to pay. At these parking lots usually have machines that accept payment. From 0.00 to 8.00, even here you can leave the car for free.
- Yellow markings. Attention! This park is only for urban transport and local residents. If you leave your car here, then it will have to take you to a free parking lot, after paying a fine.
There is also underground parking. They cost a bit more expensive, but the place is almost always there. At the entrance to the parking usually costs that accepts payment. Also, at a special board it is written, whether there is free space, so that if it is not – you do not even have to call in: you just go look any further.
See our prices in other cities in Italy
Venice – 261 EUR per week Verona – 178 EUR per week Cagliari – 518 EUR per week Milan – 167 EUR per week Naples – 460 EUR per week Palermo – 720 EUR per week Pisa – 259 EUR per week Rome – 196 EUR per week Sardinia – 172 EUR per week